The Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup exists since 1993 and will be held as part of the Formula 1 World Championship. This international event will take place on most Formula 1 circuits - such as the Grand Prix circuit of the Nürburgring - which are also used by the Formula 1 cars. The regulations correspond to the national Porsche Carrera Cup series, is only in the Porsche Supercup the PCCB ceramic brakes and not used as in the Carrera Cups the steel brake. Since the 2008 model year an open exhaust system is used in the Supercup. The name changed in the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup.
Are used since 2005 racing car 911 GT3 Cup, based on the Porsche 997, which are available to all racing teams in identical equipment. The first vehicles contributed about 294 kW ( 400 hp), as of 2008 about 309 KW (420 hp) and since 2010 about 331 kW (450 hp). The force is transmitted to the rear axle via a sequential six- speed gearbox with dog clutch. For the brake system only comes the Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake PCCB used. The curb weight of the cars is 1120 kg each. Unlike its predecessor, based on the series 996 was omitted on the ABS.
Jeroen Bleekemolen in the 997 GT3 Cup in a race of the Porsche Carrera Cup 2009 in a vehicle of Araxa Racing.
René Rast Veltins -sponsored 997 GT3 Cup in a race of the Porsche Supercup on the Hungaroring (2009)